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Sony PMW-F55 XDCAM EX 2K/4K / Cine Full-Frame-EF T1.5 Prime Set (20-85mm/T1.5) 5-lens package (EOS mount)

Shoot Kit 9EF- MB19/FF4/O'Connor 2575 T/S

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Sony PMW-F55 Large Sensor XDCAM EX 4K Camcorder with PL lens mount and 2K or 4K acquisition options with slow motion capability and OLED viewfinder supplied as standard.  Please note that VMI cameras are fitted with the with DNxHD option. 

Optional AXS-R7 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture which we supply as a subsidised kit form complete with the AXS-R7 for high speed RAW capture.  Click here for package.

Lenses

Sigma Cinema FF Prime Set (20-85mm/T1.5) 5-lens package (EOS mount) for 4K Cinematography

VMI hires the extremely fast (T1.5) Sigma cinema prime lens set in EF mount offering 4K lens quality to EF mounted DSLR and large sensor cameras.  

5 lens package 20-85mm/T1.5 with Full Frame (FF Φ43.3) and S35 coverage.

Please read the independent IMAGO review of the Sigma lenses here.

Compatible with all cameras with EF mount including Full Frame cameras too without adaptation.  Also compatible with Sony A7S and other cameras with suitable lens adapter.  Please request suitable adapters when ordering.

All are rated for full 4K resolution and include follow focus rings, clear focus scaling and are fully manual throughout and the build quality is first class.  Note that due to the weight of these lenses and the inherent limitation of the EF lens mount , it is crucial to support each lens using the supplied custom support.

VMI are offering 5 of the 7 Cinema Prime lenses in the range at this package price with additional focal lengths available separately.

These lenses are optimised for cinema use and all feature a 9-blade aperture diaphragm for a beautiful full rounded bokeh.

  • All are T1.5-T16
  • All have 95mm front
  • All have Full Frame coverage FF Φ43.3
  • All have EF mount (note that VMI also supply these in EF mount)
  • All have custom 15mm lens supports.  (Note that due to the weight of these lenses and the inherent limitation of the EF lens mount , it is crucial to support each lens using the supplied custom support)

VMI Sigma 5 lens Cine Prime Set Comprising

  • Sigma 20mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 27cm/11"  
  • Sigma 24mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 25cm/10"  
  • Sigma 35mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 30cm/1'
  • Sigma 50mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 40cm/1'4"  
  • Sigma 85mm/T1.5 FF Prime.  Close Focus 85cm/2'10"  

All Sigma Cine Primes have a 95mm front diameter.

Supplied on a 3 day hire week.

 

 

 

 

 

Sony PMW-F55 Large Sensor XDCAM EX 4K Camcorder with PL lens mount and 2K or 4K acquisition options with slow motion capability and OLED viewfinder supplied as standard.  Please note that VMI cameras are fitted with the with DNxHD option. 

Optional AXS-R7 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture which we supply as a subsidised kit form complete with the AXS-R7 for high speed RAW capture.  Click here for package.

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Package Price
£675/day, £2025/week
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Optional Accessories

Guides

Everything you wanted to know about 4K but were too afraid to ask...

Do we adopt 4K now or wait for 8K?

The Case for and against 4K

Shooting with HD Video lenses on large sensor cameras

Large Sensor Cameras - Everything that you need to know

General

Power Requirements DC 12 V (11 V to 17.0 V)
Power Consumption Approx. 25 W (while recording XAVC 4K 60p, EVF Off, LCD monitor Off, 4K SDI On)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C
32°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C
-4°F to +140°F
Mass Approx. 2.2 kg (without lens, handle, audio box and accessories)
Approx. 4 lb 14 oz (without lens, handle, audio box and accessories)
Dimensions (W x H x D)[[F_WA0001]] 151 x 189 x 210 mm (without protrusions)
7 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 12 1/4 inches (without protrusions)
Battery Operating Time Approx. 150 min with BP-FL75
Approx. 210 min with BP-GL95A
Recording Format (Video) MPEG-2 Long GOP
HD 422 mode: CBR, 50 Mbps max, MPEG-2 422P@HL
Recording Format (Audio) Linear PCM (2 ch, 24-bit, 48-kHz)
Recording Frame Rate XAVC 4K: 4096 x 2160, 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
XAVC QFHD: 3840 x 2160, 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
XAVC 2K: 2048 x 1920, 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
XAVC HD: 1920x1080, 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
MPEG4 SStP: 1920 x 1080, 23.98p/24p/25p/29.97p
MPEG2 HD: 1920x1080, 50i/59.94i/23.98p/25p/29.97p
MPEG2 HD: 1280 x 720, 50p/59.94p
Recording/Playback Time TBA

Camera Section

Imaging Device (Type) Super 35mm equivalent Single-chip CMOS with Frame Image Scan technology
Imaging Device (Size) -
Imaging Device (Pixel Count) 11.6 M (total), 8.9 M (effective)
Aspect Ratio -
Effective Picture Elements -
Optical System -
Built-in Filters Clear, 0.9 (1/8ND), 1.8 (1/64ND)
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) Video Gamma: T11@24p (3200K light source)
ISO Sensitivity S-Log2 Gamma: ISO 1250 (D55 Light source)
Lens Mount PL mount (with supplied lens mount adapter)
Flange Focal Length FZ mount (without supplied lens mount adapter)
Latitude 14-stop
S/N Ratio 57dB (Video Gamma, 24p, Noise Suppression OFF)
Registration -
Distortion -
Horizontal Resolution -
Shutter Speed 1/24s to 1/6,000s
Shutter Angle 4.2°to 360°(electrical shutter)
Slow Shutter (SLS) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8-frame accumulation
Slow & Quick Motion Function XAVC 4K/QFHD: 1-60p (NTSC)
XAVC 4K/QFHD: 1-50p (PAL)
XAVC HD/2K: 1-180p (NTSC), 23.98p/29.97p w/ Option
XAVC HD/2K: 1-150p (PAL), 25p w/ Option
XAVC HD: 1-60p (NTSC)
XAVC HD: 1-50p (PAL)
White Balance Preset (3200K, 4300K, 5500K), Memory, ATW
Gain -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC
Gamma Curve Standard (x6)
HG1, HG2, HG3, HG4, HG7 and HG8
S-Log2 Gamma

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